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Friday, April 15, 2005

Collision

Bobby Williams photo This car was destroyed in an accident Thursday night at the intersection of N.C. 55 and N.C. 903 near the Wayne-Lenoir county line. For more information see Collision....

Car, tractor-trailer collide; woman injured

SEVEN SPRINGS -- A 20-year-old woman from Albertson was injured Thursday night when an empty tractor-trailer truck rammed her car at N.C. 55 and N.C. 903, the Highway Patrol said. Ashley Renee Adams was flown by EastCare helicopter to Pitt...

Legislators asked to end schools' racial imbalance

Goldsboro residents asked state legislators Thursday night to intervene in the "re-segregation" of Wayne County public schools. "It's not reasonable, 50 years after Brown vs. the Board of Education, for anyone to look at our schools and say that's all...

SBI agent says Sloan admitted shooting

Dwight Sloan told investigators that he shot Jamaal Pearsall because he believed Pearsall had stolen his car stereo, an agent with the State Bureau of Investigation said Thursday. But Sloan says he wanted only to shoot at Pearsall, not to...

Judith McMillen, Realtor of Year, finds joy in serving profession, community

Wayne County 2005 Realtor of the Year Judith McMillen considers her honor not so much an acknowledgement of her personal accomplishments, but a tribute to a profession she loves. "The general public does not realize you can sell real estate...

Public records

Bogus checks DUDLEY -- About 25 to 30 people got rich Thursday night. They cashed 92 payroll checks for a total $35,948.06 at Case Farms on Pecan Road near Dudley, a Wayne County Sheriff's Office report said. Wilton Owens of...

Apartments opening off North Berkeley Boulevard

The first units of a 264-unit apartment complex off N. Berkeley Boulevard are expected to open May 1, according to officials with the company that is developing the property. The Legacy at Berkeley Place is being developed by Blue Ridge...

Wayne Republicans ponder possible headquarters move

The money Wayne County Republicans raised Thursday at their biggest annual fundraiser might be going to buy a new building. "We're a little bit in limbo right now because of the Paramount," said Republican County Chairman Ed Wharton. The party...

Schools holding teacher job fair Saturday

Officials with the Wayne County public schools are banking on their best recruiting tool, the annual teacher job fair, to draw interested educators to the school system. Teachers are needed at all grade levels and subject areas, officials say,...

De-Rail-A-Bration starts tonight

De-Rail-A-Bration starts tonight The people who tore up the Center Street railroad tracks decades ago reportedly had corn liquor to keep them warm. People attending the start of De-Rail-A-Bration might want to bring blankets. Despite the chilly forecast, the show...